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Mustang Memories: The Roots Continue To Grow

Hortense Weir Smith’s “Tracing a Family’s Deep Hilltop Roots” (Mustang Memories, SMU Magazine, Fall 2011) prompted John B. Danna Jr. ’53 to continue the story in this letter. As I read SMU Magazine, I certainly have fond memories from my days at SMU. I remember receiving my diploma for a business degree

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Walter J. Humann Receives 2012 J. Erik Jonsson Ethics Award

Corporate and civic leader Walter J. Humann ’67, lauded for his efforts in education, urban planning and other areas of public service, received the 2012 J. Erik Jonsson Ethics Award from SMU April 2. Presented by SMU’s Cary M. Maguire Center for Ethics and Public Responsibility, the annual award recognizes

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Writing The Prescription For Compassionate Care

Cardiologist John Harper ’68 was honored as the 2012 Dedman Colleg Distinguished Graduate. Harper earned a Bachelor’s degree in English from SMU prior to attending medical school.

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Paying Tribute To Former Provost Ruth Morgan

Ruth Morgan, provost and professor emerita, was the guest of honor at a luncheon hosted by some of her former students in November. Morgan taught political science in Dedman College, 1966-95. She also served as assistant provost, 1978-81, and associate provost, 1981-86, before becoming provost and vice president for academic

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Alumni Reconnect With Favorite Professors

Dallas Young Alumni hosted a “Happy Hour with the Professors” in January to provide former students with an opportunity to catch up with their former teachers.

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Perkins School of Theology Names Distinguished Alumnus

Perkins School of Theology named Mouzon Biggs Jr. ’65 as its 2012 Distinguished Alumnus Award recipient. Biggs was honored during Ministers Week in February.

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Young Alumni Volunteer With Heart and Soles

Dallas Young Alumni reconnected and reached out to those in need through a community service project with Shoes for Orphan Souls.

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Anticipating Another Great Year of Gridiron Action

The SMU Mustang Club cheered new student-athletes recruited to the Hilltop during the National Signing February 1.

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Dedman School of Law Honors Distinguished Alumni

Dedman School of Law honored seven highly accomplished legal and business professionals at its annual Distinguished Alumni Awards dinner February 27.

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Dressing The Part: Exhibition Celebrates Alumnus’ Artistry

For three decades, Barry Sellers ’81 has brought costume designers’ sketches to life. As the Hartford Stage’s draper, he has created more than 1,000 costumes for almost 200 productions. Now the Connecticut theater shines the spotlight on Sellers’ theatrical artistry with an exhibition that will continue through April 29. Costumes,

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